President Barack Obama has reiterated that the US will not be deploying its ground forces for combat in Iraq. Obama said that there are other ways America could support bringing Iraqis to a safe place, according to a White House spokesman.
White House deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes, speaking to reporters in a briefing, declined to rule out the possibility of using US forces on the ground in a humanitarian role.
Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have emerged victorious in the battle for Mosul Dam, but the question is - what will their next move be?
An ITV News team at Mosul Dam was with victorious Kurdish Peshmerga fighters at the complex earlier today.
ITV News joined a Kurdish unit fighting Islamist militants near Irbil and found them using tanks from the 1950s and short on ammunition.